France Beat Dogged Croatia to Lift 2018 World Cup in Russia

France overcame a determined Croatia 4-2 to lift the Jules Rimet trophy at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. First-time finalists Croatia -- fielding an unchanged side for that which defeated England in the...

Greek Athlete Splits Gold in High-Jump Thriller (video)

A Greek athlete has clinched a joint gold in the men's high jump at the IAFF World U20 Championship. Antonios Merlos, 19, and Mexico’s Roberto Vilches both jumped 2.23 meters on their first attempts at...

Россиянам представили «секретный» трамвай

«Уралвагонзавод» (УВЗ), входящий в состав «Ростеха», на выставке «Иннопром-2018» впервые представил новый «секретный» трамвай 71-415, не имеющий аналогов в России. Об этом сообщает РИА Новости. Вагон 415-й серии станет базой для линейки полностью низкопольных...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers to pieces of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or the full-meal of pieces of meat inside pita bread along with...

Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing at Windows Central on Saturday, reviewer Reb Valentine said that...

Paris Hilton Soaks Up Greek Sunshine on Mykonos

Celebrity Paris Hilton is back in Greece, enjoying a vacation on the party island of Mykonos. In a series of photos on her Instagram account, Hilton is seen enjoying the summer sun as she stays at...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the ancient Greeks' love of pets. Paintings and sculptures from ancient Greece...

Teen Dies in Tragic Boat Accident on Paxoi Island in Greece

A teenager was killed in a boating accident on the Ionian island of Paxi on Saturday. The mayor of the island, Spyros Vlahopoulos, confirmed to Greek Reporter that the 15-year-old boy was struck by a boat...

Tsipras ‘Well-Intentioned’ About Turkish Coup Suspects in Greece, Says Ankara

A spokesman for Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described Greek PM Alexis Tsipras as being "well-intentioned" over the issue of the eight Turkish ex-soldiers seeking asylum in Greece. Ibrahim Kalin, speaking after the first cabinet...

Ancient ‘Odyssey’ Find Will Attract Visitors to Greece, Says Olympia Mayor

Ancient Olympia has once again highlighted as a monument to world cultural heritage, following the recent discovery of possibly the oldest copy of Homer's Odyssey. The mayor of Ancient Olympia, Efthymios Kotzas, spoke to the...